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The ‘p word’ and feminism’s weakness

Looking through history, there’s an ideology that has been passed down from the ancient civilisations to the modern world, but we as humankind have developed a self-awareness seen rarely elsewhere in the animal kingdom. 715 more words

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Exit 144. Why do sports people argue so much about who is the greatest of all time?

This post is about five days late.  I know.  It was a hectic week.  Remind me next time I plan to go to two basketball games on weeknights to make sure that progress reports aren’t due the same week.   703 more words

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." (Addendum)

I mentioned in the previous post that mine was a story that is too long to be penned down easily. And as I was writing that post, I knew there would be a follow-up; a part 2 to the story I was sharing. 1,461 more words

Native Speakers aren't better – so don't believe it by Elly Setterfield

When I started my blog The Best Ticher, I foolishly assumed that I was writing for an audience like my younger self: British (or perhaps American), relatively young (maybe one or two years out of university) who’d taken a TEFL course at least in part because it seemed like a good idea… and then who headed abroad to teach reluctant and terrified. 2,023 more words

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What Are Your Strengths? You Should Want to Know Your Strongest Stripes

There seem to be two great competing philosophies on whether someone should embrace their natural strengths, or extend the majority of their attention on their weaknesses.   1,182 more words

Reflections

Bridgette Penel reblogged this on and commented:

I have found an influx of people wanting, or needing, to become more aware to their strengths, for a variety of personal and professional reasons.  I wrote this blog post to help in that discovery process!   You will find the strengths assessment, and I also offered insight to what my strength assessment said about me :)  You should definitely consider taking the assessment found in this post - I don't think you'll be disappointed :)

What Are Your Strengths? You Should Want to Know Your Strongest Stripes

There seem to be two great competing philosophies on whether someone should embrace their natural strengths, or extend the majority of their attention on their weaknesses.   1,182 more words

Reflections

Native-speakerism and the complexity of personal experience: A duoethnographic study

‘Native speakers’ are better at teaching speaking and should be given conversational and high level classes, right? They can’t tell a verb from a noun, though, so don’t ask them to teach any grammar. 321 more words

Non-Native Speaker